Karmapa to be allowed free movement across India, bar Sikkim

May 25, 2017 11:05 pm0 comments
Karmapa to be allowed free movement across India, bar Sikkim

(TibetanReview.net, May25, 2017) – More than 17 years after he fled his Chinese ruled homeland, citing lack of freedom to pursue religious study, and arrived at Dharamshala, the government of India is finally set to greatly ease travel restriction on the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, according to Indian newspaper […]

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Tibetan Sikyong meets with Utah senators in US Congress

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Tibetan Sikyong meets with Utah senators in US Congress

(TibetanReview.net, May25, 2017) – Visiting the United States for the first time since his reelection last year and under the Donald Trump presidency, the executive head of the exile Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala, India, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, on May 23 met with the two Senators from Utah, Senator Mike Lee […]

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Sikkim urges visiting Indian Home Minister to let Karmapa visit

May 23, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
Sikkim urges visiting Indian Home Minister to let Karmapa visit

(TibetanReview.net, May22, 2017) – In only the latest of a long series of moves to bring the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to his exile seat monastery of Rumtek, a delegation of monks from monasteries across Sikkim have met India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek an early permission for […]

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Nepal and China discussing $8 billion rail link

May 16, 2017 10:26 pm0 comments
Nepal and China discussing $8 billion rail link

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2017) – Nepal and China had been in talks over the past five months to extend the latter’s railway network in Tibet to the former’s capital Kathmandu, reported Reuters May 14, citing a Nepali finance ministry official. The report said building the railway will cost $7-8 billion, with […]

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University in England bans Tibetan flag after Chinese student threatened to inform embassy

May 10, 2017 11:38 pm3 comments
University in England bans Tibetan flag after Chinese student threatened to inform embassy

(TibetanReview.net, May10, 2017) – A university student union in Britain has quickly removed a Tibetan flag from display at its global diversity event because it offended Chinese students who threatened to inform their embassy, reported heatst.com May 7. The report said that Students at the University of East Anglia in […]

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United States university bans Tibetan flag from Parade of Nations event

May 5, 2017 10:55 pm0 comments
United States university bans Tibetan flag from Parade of Nations event

(TibetanReview.net, May05, 2017) – Countries under foreign occupation not recognized by the government of US cannot be allowed to be represented in a student Parade of Nations procession as far as the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass Amherst) is concerned. This message was driven home when the university refused […]

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